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Judy Murakami Interview

Date: October 13, 2009
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Videographer: Bill Kubota
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1014-17
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Sansei female. Born June 18, 1940, in Portland, Oregon, where father was a prominent pharmacist. As an infant, removed with family to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, family resettled in St. Paul, Minnesota.
This interview is part of the Twin Cities JACL Collection. Visit Densho for more information.

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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Grandparents' immigration to the U.S. Segment 1 of 17 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Description of prewar Japantown in Portland, Oregon Segment 2 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Father's prewar pharmacy Segment 3 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Family's community activities Segment 4 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Being removed to Heart Mountain with family Segment 5 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Father crafts mementos in camp Segment 6 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Maternal grandparents' wartime experiences Segment 7 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Father leaves camp early to establish work Segment 8 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Father obtains references and letters of recommendation allowing him to leave camp early Segment 9 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Father's economic losses due to the war Segment 10 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Leaving camp and attending elementary school Segment 11 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Parents' involvement in community organizations Segment 12 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Attending high school Segment 13 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Meeting future husband Segment 14 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Father's postwar work Segment 15 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Family experiences discrimination at a cemetery Segment 16 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Compiling family history Segment 17 of 17 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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